Erin Mansfield

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Senate Finance puts off telecom bill to consider requests from ECFiber

The Senate Finance Committee postponed debate on a telecommunications bill Tuesday following a last-minute request from entities pushing to bring …

Study finds many Vermont schools over-reliant on paraprofessionals

A study for the Vermont Legislature found that most school administrators want to reduce the number of paraprofessionals that provide special …

Bernie Sanders To Announce Presidential Run

VPR News has learned from several sources that Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will announce his candidacy for the Democratic presidential …

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First-quarter lobbying reports show heavy spending to oppose beverage tax

<i>This article was updated at 4:58 p.m.</i><p>Organizations spent $3.8 million on lobbying activities in the first quarter of 2015, according to reports filed …

Businesses say an 'enhanced' VEGI program would tip the scales

Representatives from three companies planning to expand — a manufacturer, a value-added food company, and a digital mapping company — told a …

NG Advantage to truck natural gas to International Paper

A Vermont company will begin delivering compressed natural gas to a New York paper mill next month after plans to pipe natural gas under Lake …

Shumlin, Senate Finance Committee At Odds Over State Sales Tax

As the Senate Finance committee considers a proposal to include professional services under the sales tax, Gov. Peter Shumlin says he'll strongly …

Senate Votes To Remove Philosophical Vaccine Exemption

The Vermont Senate has voted to end the philosophical exemption some parents use to decline to have their children vaccinated.<p>The legislation, which …

Vermont Gas pipeline buildout will be on time and on budget, despite delays

Vermont Gas Systems reported last week the cost to build a natural gas pipeline from Colchester south to Middlebury is unchanged despite a prolonged …